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House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brushing aside a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Friday to let insurance companies sell individual health coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of the required standards in "Obamacare."

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Official: Police officer said TSA victim was dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles airport police union spokesman says medical attention for a mortally wounded Transportation Security Administration officer was delayed because a Los Angeles Police Department officer told responders the man was dead.

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US stocks push through latest record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors stayed upbeat Friday, pushing U.S. stock indexes deeper into record territory.

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Filipinos abroad seek news, rally aid after Haiyan

HONG KONG (AP) — They gather in California churches, in Hong Kong shopping malls, at prayer vigils in Bahrain and on hastily launched Facebook pages. Philippine overseas workers, cut off from home after a super-typhoon killed thousands, are coming together to pray, swap information and launch aid drives.

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Program designed to help prepare for droughts

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal agencies will provide better and more accessible information about matters such as long-term weather prospects and soil moisture levels under a program designed to help communities prepare for future droughts and respond more effectively when they happen, Obama administration officials said Thursday.

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House GOP getting its say on cancellations

WASHINGTON (AP) — First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations issued under the health care program known by his name. Now House Republicans are taking their turn.

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Identical twins share breast cancer, rare surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — Identical twins Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer have shared a lot in their lives so when one was diagnosed with breast cancer, she urged the other to get tested, too.

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TSA officer bled for 33 minutes in LAX shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An airport security officer lay helplessly bleeding after a gunman opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport as paramedics waited 150 yards away because police had not declared the terminal safe to enter, according to two law enforcement officials.

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